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Smarter Agent’s white-label real estate apps saw 4M+ downloads in 1 year business

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Smarter Agent’s white-label real estate apps saw 4M+ downloads in 1 year

The Collingswood, N.J.-based company powers mobile apps for national real-estate giants like Keller Williams, Sotheby's and Berkshire Hathaway.
VenturePact connects tech companies with outsourced product development business

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VenturePact connects tech companies with outsourced product development

The firm has helped big names like ESPN and Bonobos find outside software firms that can build the products they need. It's a pivot for the company, which launched in 2012 under a different model.
On-demand laundry service Washport launches in NW Philly, Main Line business

Jul. 29, 2014 9:49 am

On-demand laundry service Washport launches in NW Philly, Main Line

The service reminds us of the bike-focused Wash Cycle Laundry, though founder Raoul Bocchi says his direct competitors are laundry services like FlyCleaners and Washio.
Meet some of the 18 startups working from Wharton’s summer incubator business

Jul. 25, 2014 11:44 am

Meet some of the 18 startups working from Wharton’s summer incubator

The startups led by Wharton MBAs run the gamut — from offering credit to international students to selling wrinkle-free, women's travel-wear.
20+ schools are using Acclaim’s video annotation platform business

Jul. 23, 2014 8:30 am

20+ schools are using Acclaim’s video annotation platform

Acclaim reminds us of VH1's old-school Pop Up Video, but for education. The platform lets students and teachers upload video content and post time-specific comments. Here's an update on the startup's paying customers and more.
How Wharton MBA startup Tesorio is helping Yards Brewing save money business

Jul. 22, 2014 10:30 am

How Wharton MBA startup Tesorio is helping Yards Brewing save money

The startup tackles a problem that President Obama has also set his sights on: the lag time between businesses receiving parts or services and their vendors receiving payment.
Prayas Analytics: Penn startup crunches in-store data for brick & mortar retailers business

Jul. 17, 2014 1:20 pm

Prayas Analytics: Penn startup crunches in-store data for brick & mortar retailers

The bootstrapped startup has landed its first major customer, a Fortune 200 retailer with more than 1,500 store locations.
DreamIt Health announces second class of 9 startups business

Jul. 17, 2014 8:30 am

DreamIt Health announces second class of 9 startups

An early look at DreamIt Health statistics show that the accelerator has a high rate of keeping its startups in Philadelphia. Will that continue?
Meet 3 Penn startups using Radian Apartments as a young startup hub business

Jul. 15, 2014 11:30 am

Meet 3 Penn startups using Radian Apartments as a young startup hub

Three startups with cofounders from the University of Pennsylvania are being built this summer inside the Radian Apartments, a modern, gray building in University City. All three say they're sticking around to be closer to each other.
Amid company turbulence, Project Liberty announces next class of startups business

Jul. 15, 2014 9:30 am

Amid company turbulence, Project Liberty announces next class of startups

It's the fifth class of startups to participate in the incubator, which is backed by a $345,000 Knight Foundation grant. Some of the five startups, which reflect less of the program's previous news media focus, moved in as early as June.